- Thanks to your gifts, the seasonal Standish-Hickey bridge is now open, restoring visitor access for the first time in three years to 61 stunning redwoods campsites.
- Skunk Train service from Willits has resumed after your League gifts enabled repair of a collapsed tunnel. Riding the train is the only way to see the ancient Noyo River Redwoods that you protected in 2011. Service from Fort Bragg is expected to resume later this month.
You can help determine the winners of the 2013 Know Wonder (c) Online Photo Contest! Voting ends today, so check out this year’s submissions and vote for your favorite now-there are over 500 photos to choose from. The photo contest spotlights the beauty of the redwood forest, so enjoy the stunning shots, then cast your vote for your chance to win a gift pack of great League gear-including a jute bag, hat, stainless steel water bottle and more.
Photo by Jon Parmentier
Your Save the Redwoods League Summer Bulletin ’13 newsletter shows how you can help create a trail in paradise through the magical Shady Dell forest (pictured). You’ll also see the impact of your League support and how your gifts protect redwood forestland, clean water, wildlife, recreation and scenery. Tell us what you think of this edition in a short survey, and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win a new Save the Redwoods League insulated lunch bag. Your responses will help us improve our publications. Thank you!... Continued
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 31, 2013)—After an extensive evaluation, Save the Redwoods League has been awarded accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Save the Redwoods League is one of only 230—out of more than 1700—land trusts in the country to have earned this status. View and download the full press release.... Continued
Our Redwoods Finder Interactive Map now includes 43 magnificent redwood parks for you to explore. Use the mobile-compatible map and park profiles to discover what makes each park special, including Hendy Woods’ beautiful riverside old-growth forest and Fort Ross’ fascinating historical attractions. Plan your summer park visits by exploring the online map today!... Continued
Save the Redwoods League invites you to feel the awe that giant redwoods inspire, and capture the experience with your camera. From the smallest critters on the forest floor to the lofty tree canopy, take photos and enter our Know Wonder (c) Online Photo Contest for a chance to win professional photography supplies, a pass to California State Parks or gear from Patagonia.... Continued
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 2, 2013)—Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, today announced its online photo contest to raise awareness and protect redwood forests. The League’s Know Wonder© online photo contest invites U.S. residents to capture every angle of the redwood forest, from the smallest critters inhabiting the forest floor to the magnificence of the tree canopy, for a chance to win prizes. Through this photo contest the League encourages contest participants to experience one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. View and download the full press release.... Continued
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 14, 2013)—Before you pack up your vehicle full of camping gear this summer be sure to download Save the Redwoods League’s new Parent’s Guide to the Coast Redwoods. This first edition provides travel tips, activities and more for parents that want to introduce children to the wonders of the redwood forest. It is chock-full of inside information on where to go, what to pack, and what to do to make the most of the experience. This valuable resource will help the busy parent, grandparent, family member or guardian plan a memorable, fun-filled adventure into the forest. View and download the full press release.... Continued
Childhood visits to the redwoods of Muir Woods National Monument left such an impression on a New York college student that she and her two classmates were motivated to produce an inspiring digitally animated public service announcement about Save the Redwoods League and our work that you make possible. See the short video now and share it with your friends!... Continued
SAN FRANCISCO (November 1, 2012)—Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwoods throughout their natural range, today accepted Ruskin K. Hartley’s resignation. After 15 years of service to Save the Redwoods League and the redwoods, Hartley feels it is time for new challenges. For six of the 15 years, Hartley served as the League’s Executive Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors. Before this role, Hartley held two other positions including the Director of Conservation and Education and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist. View and download the full press release.... Continued
SAN FRANCISCO (October 10, 2012) – Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwoods throughout their natural range, today announced the appointment of James Larson and Melinda Thomas as President and Vice President of the Board of Directors, respectively. View and download the full press release.... Continued
Save the Redwoods League is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, which recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards. The Commission invites public input on pending applications. Comments must relate to how Save the Redwoods League complies with national quality standards (see the Commission’s Indicator Practices web page). You may submit your comments online, or via email, fax or mail. Visit the League’s Accountability web page for more information. We appreciate your participation!... Continued
Summer Bulletin ’12 newsletter features the story of how you can help sustain state redwood parks on the closure list. You’ll also see a new section showing the impact of your League support and how your gifts to the League protect redwood forestland, clean water, wildlife, recreation and scenery. Tell us what you think of this edition in this short survey, and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win our exclusive 2013 redwoods calendar! Your responses will help us improve our publications. Thank you.... Continued
Check out the new Save the Redwoods League blog, Giant Thoughts, a place for personal insights into our organization and our work. Here you’ll find viewpoints from our leaders and special guest bloggers. Please join the conversation by posting your stories and comments. Be sure to share this blog with your friends and family!... Continued
Remember your mom on Mother’s Day May 13 by sending her a free redwoods ecard! Take her to the forest using our enhanced Redwoods Finder interactive map, complete with suggested itineraries that include nearby restaurants and other attractions.
Honor your fallen veteran on Memorial Day May 28 by having a seedling planted in their name.... Continued
The new SaveTheRedwoods.org makes it easier to visit the forest and follow the latest protection work that you make possible. You’ll also see large forest photos and more of them, a fun facts page, and videos and stories about people like you. Plus, now you can view our Redwoods Finder, the interactive map of the redwood regions, on your mobile device.... Continued